Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1950-1960

GUSN

GUSN-178063

Description

Unused wallpaper sample. Portrait of George Washington in a triangle atop a pillar ornamented with a cannon and flags. Portrait is flanked by two columns holding urns with floral vines that form a canopy. Printed in ivory, green, blue, yellow, pink and red on gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"GEORGE WASHINGTON IN MASONIC TRIANGLE NANCY McCLELLAND INC." (printed)

Pattern

George Washington In Masonic Triangle

Associated Person

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Additional Identification Number

3445

People and Organizations

Nancy McClelland

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Maker

Nancy McClelland Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

23 1/4 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2000.1619

Reference Notes

Lynn, "Wallpaper in America," pg. 87, fig. 3-24 (original wallpaper sample illustration)

Places

United States

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Screen Print

Form

Unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Repro

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

George Washington, Masonic

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

column
floral vine
urn
cannon
drapery swag